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Overwatch is a team-based multiplayer first-person shooter video game developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment. It was released in May 2016 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Players on a team work together to secure and defend control points on a map.

Problems in the last 24 hours

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Overwatch Outage Chart 03/27/2023 06:45

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Most Reported Problems

The following are the most recent problems reported by Overwatch users through our website.

  • Sign in 66.78% Sign in
  • Online Play 14.92% Online Play
  • Matchmaking 7.63% Matchmaking
  • Game Crash 7.12% Game Crash
  • Glitches 3.22% Glitches
  • Hacking / Cheating .34% Hacking / Cheating

Live Outage Map

The most recent Overwatch outage reports came from the following cities::

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ItalyNiscemi Matchmaking
United StatesMerritt Island Sign in
AlgeriaOran Sign in
United Arab EmiratesDubai Game Crash
SingaporeSingapore Online Play
AustriaVienna Sign in

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Overwatch Issues Reports

Latest outage, problems and issue reports in social media:
  • Biskit206 Passionista (@Biskit206) reported

    @TooDiffizzle Like Im sure we’ve had objectively worse metas before, but I’ve broken one monitor before. One time. When overwatch released Brigitte and I couldn’t deal with that anymore. I honestly put this on the same level of just pure imbalance

  • SilentDrPigeon SilentDrPigeon (@SilentDrPigeon) reported

    Overwatch rank is so unbalanced that I had a Diamond 1 tank, silver DPS and a plat 3 support ??? I really can't wait for next season where they fix this for good

  • KometteVt Komette, ENVtuber (@KometteVt) reported

    Just got off a stream that was mostly troubleshooting tech issues for Elite Dangerous VR on the Oculus! We were raided by the glorious @SpoonLoeffel also playing Elite, and we raided into the lovely @Weaklyt7 who was playing Overwatch!

  • rnorude delilah (@rnorude) reported

    spent $600 on a car service Pls consider sending overwatch gold to me as a form of donation for my poor soul

  • Aarow_16 Aaron Anderson (@Aarow_16) reported

    @MARKGOW55207888 @Xbox_Series_XS For what? They offered them they will abide by them. But they have signed no deal with PS & after 10 years they could take it away & force Gamepass onto Nintendo & PS. All the other IPs are PC & Xbox only now. Spyro, Crash, Warcraft, StarCraft, Tony Hawk & future Overwatch games

  • DeltaGames24 Doug (@DeltaGames24) reported

    I have never, with all of the other games I play, had a game crash, ever. Overwatch, Apex, CS, Valorant, PGA, anything. COD crashes AT LEAST twice a day Miss me with that "there's something wrong with your computer" argument, this game is GARBAGE #CallOfDuty

  • MegaMilkMax 🥛18+ (Comms Open) (🏳️‍⚧️🏳️‍🌈 safe space) (@MegaMilkMax) reported

    Overwatch cycle *queues as tank* *has terrible DPS* *queues as DPS* *has a terrible tank* *queues as support* *has a terrible tank and DPS* In conclusion, support is never usually the problem. Sincerely, an Ana main Thank you for coming to my TED Talk.

  • GpaulDawson Audihoe (@GpaulDawson) reported


  • deruko97 Deruko♍️ (@deruko97) reported

    @BlizzardCS i cannot spectate nobody in my friends list in Overwatch 2, ever since the game had launched I couldn’t spectate anyone in game, I always had them send me a invite so I can spectate, fix this bug please #overwatch2 @Blizzard_Ent @PlayOverwatch

  • TaiDaug 太一 (Taichi) (@TaiDaug) reported

    @wholesomecoach @BS_artsss Justifications don't excuse what happened. I honestly love Activision and Blizzards IPs It's a shame I'll never play Tony Hawk, COD, Overwatch, Warcraft, Diablo, or any new Crash and Spyro games ever again. Quit crying around what games I decide not to play. LMAO

  • tibetstan420 tenzin (@tibetstan420) reported

    love that Overwatch 2 thinks fair matchmaking is putting me (gold 1) on an entire team of plats both friendly and enemy like I have to deal with people spamming how much I suck but we still win. Like yeah I’m not supposed to be here! @PlayOverwatch please fix matchmaking bruh.

  • issh0mans a lowly tarnished (@issh0mans) reported

    i’m so ******* annoyed why am i suddenly having performance issues on overwatch. all of the settings are set to either low or off. but I’m having constant fps dips and lag

  • _Yoso_ Yoso (streaming on YT) (@_Yoso_) reported

    @nickkrillin @Misel_here @AquamarineOW it has never been, the overwatch devs saw the outrage about the damage mercy boost a couple months ago and correctly assessed that the problem was her mobility, not the damage boost, because it's a tradeoff between healing and boosting

  • NotAllowed0ut Quadruple C (@NotAllowed0ut) reported

    @Sasoriiya Overwatch isn't the main issue man

  • FPSClicked FPSClicked (@FPSClicked) reported

    Just my take but having irl issues before a tourney is fine and understandable. However, tanking your team because of it is not. Overwatch isn't everything to you, fine. However, acting like this shows their significance for you to not go out and support them during that time.

  • nickkrillin Nick (@nickkrillin) reported

    @Misel_here @_Yoso_ @AquamarineOW Because in all of overwatch's history, mercy damage boost has been a problem. That's all the point was.

  • Irregular4evr Irregular (@Irregular4evr) reported

    @doned_itb0ye @neohhhhhhhhhhhh @realhue666 Well, overwatch took 4 years to makes 3 characters and 1 gamemode with slightly better graphics with zero meaningful changes to gameplay and when it was actually released noone could play it for a whole week and they blamed it on ddos.

  • year0008 mikey (@year0008) reported

    does anyone know why my overwatch black screens? like it isnt lagging, its opening but the screen is just black. its the only game it happens with.

  • vkuraokami Kura.. (@vkuraokami) reported

    @Pyrfct I always hated sniper in only fps, specifically widow from overwatch. With destiny my problem is I hit these ***** in the head yet I still get headshotted, but then again I’m just too aggro

  • RockLeeSmile Nick Reineke (@RockLeeSmile) reported

    @JerpDoesGames I've gotten this same issue with Overwatch players. I'm getting upset at people who are probably new for making what feel like really obvious mistakes but forget I have nearly 2000 hours in the game now.

  • AlphaWolf1679 AlphaWolf (@AlphaWolf1679) reported

    @JasonWMTT @haskell420 @destinytrack Then you should be perma banned from everything lmao as your clearly the problem Youd probably play overwatch then get pissed when a tank and dps dont heal your fat *** XDDD

  • WatchmensClctiv WatchmensCollective (@WatchmensClctiv) reported

    @FrontlineGamer @Brilliam314 @UniDaSensei The other 5 being mostly support studios for CoD at this point with really Toys fir Bob being only studio that does significant dev outside of that with Crash and Spyro. Blizzard focus is on primarily WoW then OverWatch and well after that Hearthstone. It may give MS more bodies,

  • SelymSetag Friar Tug of Resist the Idiocracy (@SelymSetag) reported

    @TuffBackup Someone with a high likelihood of illegally downloading a copy of Overwatch 2, then getting into legal trouble when the online server admins discover you're playing an illegal copy.

  • itsamisty Misty (@itsamisty) reported

    @deadeye9416 @itsNickVee1 @emcfadde77 I think I clicked overwatch but I meant Valheim, but idk how to fix it cause I’m old 😭

  • DazaisOilDrum James - Job hunting arc (@DazaisOilDrum) reported

    The problem I have with battle passes is I'm currently grinding 4 separate passes out so just don't have time to game normally anymore. Im nearly done with overwatch, but then there's siege, genshin and destiny to have to try and get through and when they're done there'll be more

  • Tomyself2T Thinking Tomyself2 (@Tomyself2T) reported

    @its_gky @PeterOvo5 Doubt that highly, considering they pay millions for every new Diablo and Overwatch to come to their console. I mean if you didn’t care you’d spend that money elsewhere. Not to mention crash, now that one hurts lol.

  • RavenDaFox ANGRY FOX (@RavenDaFox) reported

    @CounterStrike Thanks. Still no beta, i'm grinding MM and cheater problem got even worse. By the end of this month i'm ******* out of this game, even overwatch now disappeared so what's the point. You give those invites at random, VAC is not working and MM is literally unplayable

  • octokitten_ octokitten (@octokitten_) reported

    I am officially done with overwatch after being matched with an obvious smurf account... I blocked and avoided and got matched with them in the next. I'm done. Fix your ****.

  • thelongeststart Aodhan 🐀 (@thelongeststart) reported

    @OverwatchEU need to fix their ******* ****** servers. I've never had as bad an online experience as overwatch 2


    Hello, my name is ____________ and I'm a player of Overwatch. I've been playing since the game's release and have never experienced any problems until now. I've been playing on PC, but after recent updates my game crashes randomly and I can't play at all